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Pleural effusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16272233     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pleural disease remains a commonly encountered clinical problem for both general physicians and chest specialists. This review focuses on the investigation of undiagnosed pleural effusions and the management of malignant and parapneumonic effusions. New developments in this area are also discussed at the end of the review. It aims to be evidence based together with some practical suggestions for practising clinicians.
A R Medford; A Medford; N Maskell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  81     ISSN:  1469-0756     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  2005 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-07     Completed Date:  2006-03-23     Revised Date:  2011-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  702-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Southmead Hospital, Acute Lung Unit, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Biopsy / methods
Catheters, Indwelling
Chest Tubes
Diagnostic Imaging / methods
Fibrinolytic Agents / therapeutic use
GPI-Linked Proteins
Membrane Glycoproteins / therapeutic use
Pleural Effusion* / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy
Transforming Growth Factor alpha / therapeutic use
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Fibrinolytic Agents; 0/GPI-Linked Proteins; 0/Membrane Glycoproteins; 0/Transforming Growth Factor alpha; 0/Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A; 0/mesothelin
Erratum In:
Postgrad Med J. 2011 Feb;87(1024):161
Note: Medford, A [corrected to Medford, A R]

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